Maui Nui Food Alliance

The Maui Nui Food Alliance is a cross-sector collaborative dedicated to a resilient and healthy food future for the islands of Maui Nui – Maui, Molokai, and Lānaʻi.

The Maui Nui Food Alliance works to find a collective way forward for Maui Nui’s food systems that are culturally grounded, ethically guided and connected to place.

Maui Nui Food Alliance Strategic Priorities

Promote a culture of health.

We work to ensure Maui Nui residents have access to local food options and opportunities to build habits that contribute to their health and the health of our islands.

Plan for our food future.

We gather information, data, analyses, and input to ensure Maui County has plans in place for actions to grow our local food production and consumption.

Advocate for impact.

We band together to amplify our voice and influence policies and structures that support a strong and healthy local food system.

Our Mission, Vision, and Values


The Maui Nui Food Alliance brings together diverse community and interests from Maui, Molokai, and Lānaʻi to support and promote a healthy food system for our future, while honoring the Native Hawaiian traditions of Maui Nui's past.


The Maui Nui Food Alliance envisions an expanding local food system that nourishes and sustains the people of Maui Nui while fostering human, environmental and economic health.


Collaboration. Our alliance works together in respectful and pono ways as we lift up community voice and invite open participation.

Stewardship. We are caretakers of the land and each other, committed to ensuring our future food supply sustains the well-being of the land and people.

Hope. We believe in the power of community working towards lasting change. We know we can build a productive food future for the current and future generations of Maui Nui.


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